Quad/Graphics Announces Closure of Dubuque Plant
Two-hundred fifteen employees who work for Quad/Graphics in Dubuque (IA) will now have to seek employment elsewhere. Devastating news to those who work at the printing plant and for those who have been fighting to keep the company from leaving.
Quad/Graphics announced Wednesday that it is closing the Dubuque plant and permanently laying off all its employees by early March.
Claire Ho, a spokes woman for Wisconsin based Quad/Graphics tells us , “This was a straightforward business decision based on the softness of the economy and changes in the book industry.”
The plant has changed hands several times since it first came to Dubuque in 1949...